Occham razor 2015

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Homo Faber 9

acrylic on canvas, 40 cm

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keep calm

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homo faber

acrylic, graphite, pencil on Canvas. 2015, 80 cm

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Homo Faber 4

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changhing the shadow 2015

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van gogh's madness 2014

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Homo Faber 8

acrylic on canvas, 40 cm

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Irina Banari

Romania

Painting chose me to unveil the truth. The truth about the controversy of life; the joy of solitude; stamina; the supreme authority of that genius sparkle which keeps us humans …

Homo Faber or the need to move beyond

*Homo faber - latin “tool wo/man”

Painting chose me to unveil the truth. The truth about the controversy of life; the joy of solitude; stamina; the supreme authority of that genius sparkle which keeps us humans …


By quoting Hannah Arendt and Max Scheler’s concept of “Homo Faber” - describing man's ability to control the environment by means of tools, I chose this title for my first Asian series of paintings made in Shanghai. Therefore, I conceived a hybrid project about the innate drive of humans to fabricate things, to invent and be creative, or destructive if the “tools” bare malefic qualities. Questioning the "knowledge tools”, the "power tools” and humans as tools, I elaborated a visual response based on my own experience and most recent fears.


As this project triggers an irresistible, primal urge to create, my imagery relies extensively on the figurative representation, with a key element: the human arms and hands as the synonym for “faber” to which I add dynamic, vibrant brush-strokes. This concept is allowing me to illustrate a zoomed texture of each mark, large geometric shapes entwined around cropped body elements in order to emphasize the flowing nature of human paradox. This project aims to step aside from omnipresent technologies, to celebrate creativity and pure joy of color.


Birth date and location: 15.08.1986; Rep. Moldova, Edinet.

Since 2012 Honorable member of UAP (The Romanian Artists Union).

Education

2009-2011: MA in Strategies of creation and industrial design, National University of Arts Bucharest, Applied Arts dept.;

2006-2009: BA in Fine arts decorative and design, National University of Arts Bucharest, Fine Arts (Painting) dept.;

2002-2006: “Nicolae Tonitza”, Art Highschool, Graphic department, Bucharest

Exhibition:

14-19.01.2020  Group show, ARTZ Gallery Launch Exhibition, MUSEu&m, Shanghai

4.27.2019-5.18.2019 “Museu&m of creative minds”, Shanghai

13.12.2018- “Seeds of Hope”, auction for “BlueSky4Children”, Shanghai.

8.11.2018- 11.13.2018 “Contemporary Art Moo Group Exhibition”, Changwon Museum, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea;

22.9.2018- 22.11.2018 “Décentralisation”, WhyWhyArt, Powerlong Art Fair, Hangzhou

23.6.2018-23.7.2018 “Love, Hatred, Separation”, Artree Space, Shanghai

22.04.2018-10.05.2018 Shanghai Art Exchange 2018, Zhoupu Museum, Shanghai

25.11.2017- 10.12.2017 “TASTE” Wheat, Shanghai

16.4.2017- 7.5.2017 “Life, Death, Transition”, Tongji University Museum, Shanghai

8.08.2016- 9.09.2016 “ 三十不立- AT 30, I DON’T STAND FIRM” 2nd Floor Gallery, Shanghai;

28.4.2014- 27.5.2014-“Colored gender”, Shine Art Museum, Shanghai

5.4.2014 High point, North Carolina, USA;

20.01.2014 Liujiazui Fine Art Museum, Shanghai;

12.01.2014  Global Harbour Museum Art Gallery, Shanghai;

12.21.2013 Grand Opening of Magofia Museum, Shanghai;

5.25.2012 “Hysterical monument”, The Galleries’ White Night, Bucharest;

2011 E-bienale @ The George Enescu Festival, Bucharest;

2011 2010 “Romanian heirloom”, Les Caves de Saint Sabin, Paris;

2009 “Transitional studio”, The Galleries’ White Night, Bucharest;

2009  “Object”, UNA Gallery, Bucharest;

          “Vices”, Curtea Veche Gallery, BucharestResidency:

 1.11.2013-15.08.2014 ZhaoShuo Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai, China

Publications:

2009-online magazine Benjamin Fondane “tomber, les yeux ouverts, dans cette dance de l’etre”, Portrait of Mihai Sora.

2011- online magazine Benjamin Fondane “tomber, les ouverts, dans cette danse de l’etre”,  Portrait of Benjamin Fondane.

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